It is very exciting to watch basketball, isn’t it? Why not take some of that excitement and get yourself moving? Basketball is a fun way to get some exercise for both yourself and your family. Futhermore, it also engages your heart and muscles for a whole body workout.
Basketball gets the heart pumping. One of the biggest challenges in America today is increasing cardiovascular health…in other words, your heart health. Basketball will increase your heart rate and a half hour of heart pumping exercise 3 or 4 days a week can drastically increase your heart health.
While dribbling, shooting and rebounding you will also be reducing your risks for many health conditions such high blood pressure and diabetes. Every time you go up for a shot, you can know you are strengthening your bones, expanding your lungs, and increasing the oxygen to your brain. More oxygen to the brain can result in less stress and a more positive mood.
In addition, basketball is a great way to burn fat. You can play with your friends, spouse, parents, or kids and burn away some extra pounds together. The great thing about it is you won’t even feel like you are working out.
Playing basketball for exercise can also help build your muscles and strengthen your body. Dribbling helps coordination but also builds up the muscles in your arms. Shooting works both your arms and your legs as you go up for a shot. Not to mention all the running involved. Running helps build your muscles and you heart health.
Why not add this mobile exercise time to your home by investing in a portable basketball hoop? These basketball goals can be used in your front yard, back yard, or the street. You can move and store a portable system as needed. You don’t have to make any excuses because you don’t feel like driving to the gym. You can just go outside and have some fun playing a little one on one.
If you are looking for a basketball hoop to get some exercise with that can be in a permanent place, a mounted hoop works great. If you have a dedicated area of your driveway, front yard, or backyard that you can use for basketball consider a mounted hoop.
A mounted hoop can be hung on a garage or on the side of a house. You can enjoy many years of great exercise with a mounted hoop. Your family and friends will love getting together to shoot some hoops. With all the fun, you will hardly notice you are increasing your heart health and burning calories.
Exercise doesn’t have to be boring and you don’t even have to leave your home. Consider adding a portable or mounted basketball hoop to your home today. It is a great way to get your heart pumping and work together as a family towards some healthy goals. So start playing some basketball today.
Author Bill Parsons is the creative author of a variety of online specialty stores that offer both items and information for all your athletic equipment needs. Today, he writes about how playing basketball can be a fun form of exercise. All you need is a ball and a basketball goal. Bill is an expert on basketball hoops of all kinds, from residential to institutional. Also make sure to check out other basketball hoop related blogs for even more information on this subject.
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